Nanaimo hospital expansion wins design award

NANAIMO – The Nanaimo Regional General Hospital has won the Generative Space Award 2014.

  • Oct. 11, 2014 5:00 p.m.

A Stantec-designed Nanaimo hospital expansion has won international accolades.

The Nanaimo Regional General Hospital expansion has won the Generative Space Award 2014, which recognizes breakthrough designs that improve health and health care.

Island Health and the design firm Stantec received the award at the annual Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo in Chicago, Sept. 30.

“We really approached this project in a unique way, and it’s nice to see that the design advances we’ve made in partnership with Island Health have been successful on an international level,” says Bruce Raber, Stantec’s healthcare sector leader.

The Nanaimo hospital expansion added more than 34,000 square feet of acute care space.